New products Autodesk Build and Autodesk Takeoff now available on cloud-based platform that connects data, workflows and teams, empowering construction companies to achieve better business outcomes
TOKYO, May 9, 2022 — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced the expansion of Autodesk Construction Cloud, a powerful cloud-based construction management solution, in Japan with the introduction of Autodesk Build and Autodesk Takeoff. The expansion builds on the established Asia Pacific and worldwide success of Autodesk Construction Cloud, which is trusted on more than 2.4 million construction projects globally.
Autodesk Construction Cloud is a single secure platform that connects workflows, teams and data at every stage of construction to reduce risk, maximize efficiency and increase profits. Products now available in Japan include Autodesk Build, purpose-built field management software that makes information immediately available across the entire construction team, and Autodesk Takeoff, a comprehensive 2D and 3D quantification tool for accurate estimating during preconstruction.
“There is a huge opportunity for Japan’s construction industry to drive better business outcomes using advanced technology,” said Tomy Praveen, Regional Director, Autodesk Construction Solutions Asia Pacific. “In an increasingly digitized construction industry, project stakeholders and data need to be connected so companies can effortlessly collaborate, reduce rework and win more business. With the expansion of Autodesk Construction Cloud, construction teams in Japan now have a comprehensive construction management platform to manage all data centrally through every stage of the building lifecycle, from design to construction.”
Built on a unified platform and common data environment, Autodesk Construction Cloud empowers general contractors, specialty trades, designers and owners across Japan to drive better business outcomes such as more accurate resource planning, reduced labor hours on a jobsite and an improved handover experience once the project is complete. With Autodesk Construction Cloud, construction teams now have access to data in one central and secure location to simplify collaboration, proactively anticipate project changes and provide data-driven guidance for organizational improvement.
“Having a centralized location for data across our team is important to stay connected, coordinated and enable better project outcomes,” said Yoshin Minagawa, Senior Executive Officer, Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. “We have been using BIM 360 as a common data environment but we were able to test Autodesk Build before it launched in Japan. We realized that Autodesk Build is a simple, easy-to-use solution that brings together the best of BIM 360 and PlanGrid to help our team achieve outstanding results across projects. It allows for better communication and cost control throughout the project, not only in design but also on the construction site. Autodesk Build improves the speed and quality of work by linking key documents to critical construction workflows and processes.”
Products available in Japan from April 2022:
Other Autodesk Construction Cloud products currently available in Japan include:
As part of the unified Autodesk Construction Cloud platform, every product is reinforced by:
“With the construction industry in Japan severely impacted by the pandemic, the industry will need to recover quickly with better collaboration and remote process management. Technology will support scalability including risk management and efficiencies, helping the industry to rebuild and advance as needed,” concluded Mr. Praveen.
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